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Oct 21, 2012 5:00am PDT
even you would admit it was not the optimal response, at least to the american people as far as us all being on the same page. >> here's what i'll say. >> yep. >> if four americans get killed, it's not optimal. we are going fix it. all of it. and what happens during the course of the presidency is that the government is a big operation. at any given time, something screws up and you make sure that you find out what is broken and you fix it. >> information coming out about the attacks is no less confusing now. several reports seem to correspond ob rate thorly accounts of the attack. an account, i should note, they have since distanced themselves from. adding a twist to the story, friday, anonymous officials accused the chairman of the house of endangering several libyans who have been working with the u.s. by not giving their names when he released 166 pages unclassified libya documents. heading tomorrow night's foreign policy debate are, i have to say, more confusing to me as a consumer of news than they have ever been. we talked about this early on. i will put myself in the category o
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
in the u.s. economy? many of these small businesses talked about are anything but small. in order to avoid paying income taxes, they use sole propriet proprietorships and s-corporations. the owners file the profits on individual tax returns making the term small business about the number of owners rather than anything else. as a result, these small business owners include partners of hedge funds. also, donald trump. >> under governor romney's definition there are a bunch of millionaires and billionaires who are small businesses. donald trump is a small business. i know he doesn't like to think he's small anything, but it's how you define small businesses to get business income. >> this term is driving me nut, i have to be honest. it's become so central. everyone celebrates small business. it seems to me, a term in search of an actual definition. there's no agreed upon definition. it could mean anything. it's like saying workers. that includes hedge fund managers and janitors because they both work. it's not a useful concept. reverse engineered to score a political point. it begins as it's
Oct 14, 2012 5:00am PDT
republicans used repeatedly in making a case for a romney presidency. >> mitt romney, his experience, his ideas, his solutions is uniquely qualified to get this job done. at a time with a jobs crisis in america, wouldn't it be nice to have a jobs creator in the white house? >> that's the heart of his candidacy. he knows how to create jobs. romney points at his career in the private sector. binge capital specialized in debt buyouts, company that is result in bankrupt, and layoffs. he focuses instead on the few start ups he helps provide funding for, companies we recognize like sports authority and staples. the problem with spotlighting those businesses is their success hinges on a premise that is unpalettable as private equi equity. they explain efficiencies of sales, offer goods and services of small businesses but lower costs. staples keep their costs low by offering low wage sales associates jobs of $9 an hour. the national employment project named staples as one of the 50 low wage employers in the country. on one hand, they contend that small business are the engines of the economy. on
Oct 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
with the election. okay, let's fix this. >> this is the key. close elections focus the mind. they focus us on the administration of elections. we had a legislation passed after the disaster of 2000 which was tossed off to sea. and was barely implemented and the person appointed left in a huff and we have sound from him. the other thing to think about here when we talk about the map, you know, sandy is going to hit parts of the country that have high democratic turnout. the possibility of a split between popular vote and electoral vote is looking more and more plausible to me. why we should get rid of the electoral college so we are not talking act the map after this. medicare prescription drug plan. ♪ with a low national plan premium... ♪ ...and copays as low as one dollar... ♪ ...saving on your medicare prescriptions is easy. ♪ so you're free to focus on the things that really matter. call humana at 1-800-808-4003. or go to for details. [ male announcer ] why do more emergency workers everywhere trust duracell...?? duralock power preserve. locks in power for up to 10 y
Oct 20, 2012 5:00am PDT
. you guys are an a gust panel. that was a lot to get through. >>> if this week has told us anything about the presidential election, it's that women appear to be the most sought after part of the electorate. the morning after president obama stepped off the stage with mitt romney where he trumpeted the signing of the lily led better fair pay act, he went to iowa saying women should get equal pay for equal work. governor romney was saying president obama had failed women. we'll talk about his binder issue. even though it's not being talked about, abortion is an issue. women in 12 states women cited abortion as their most important issue followed by jobs. the romney campaign used an ad trying to clarify the candidate's current position on the issue. >> you know, those ads say mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraceptions seemed a bit extreme, so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue is important to me, but i'm more concerned about
Oct 20, 2012 8:00am EDT
of that bargain detergent... and the clothes didn't look as good. but since we switched to tide, we use much less. their clothes are looking much more...uh... what's the word? clean? employable. [ female announcer ] one cap of tide gives you more cleaning power than 6 caps of the bargain brand. [ mom ] that's my tide, what's yours? >>> good morning from new york. i'm chris hayes. president obama has picked up endorsements from the denver post, the tampa bay times and the salt lake city tribune. a federal judge blocked arizona yesterday from applying new law that bars planned parenthood clinics from receiving state funding. we'll be talking more about how women's issues have played in the presidential campaign in a minute. right now my great pleasure to introduce patrick gat barring. rebecca traceberg, friend of the program. she wrote big girls don't cry. father bill daley. he's at the university of notre dame. and msnbc contributor victoria de francesco desoto. a fellow at the lbj school of public affairs. you guys are an a gust panel. that was a lot to get through. >>> if this week has told us a
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
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Oct 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
magazine." anna marie cox. the u.s. version of the guardian. george pack ner, staff writer for "the new yorker" and author of a fascinating story in next week's issue about a former lobbyist who has become disillusioned. a >>> we are ten days away from the presidential election. president obama seems to be steadily regaining a narrow lead, a lead he held over mitt romney before the presidential debates began earlier this month. the latest polling averages according to nate silver of "the new york times" give president obama 50.3 with mitt romney 48.6. president obama has a 74% chance of winning the election based on his strong performance in several swing states. the president is hoping to capitalize on the momentum to encourage voters to go to the polls as soon as possible by taking advantage of early voting. as of this morning, more than 10.5 million people have already cast their ballots including the president himself. president obama flew back to chicago on thursday to take advantage of early voting in illinois becoming the first sitting president in history to cast a ballot early.
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
presidential debate wednesday night. he did this by using a time tested tactic that came as a surprise because it usually happens during the conventions, moving to the middle. at times, romney even got to the left of the president simply by denying, disowning, or apparently abandoning many of the policies he has spent many of the last years competing with. if he was caught off guard on wednesday, by thursday they had adjusted to the new entrant in the race, romney 2.0. at a rally president obama marvelled at the new software upgrade. >> when i got on the stage i met this very spirited fellow who claims to be mitt romney. but i know it couldn't have been mitt romney because the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy and yet the fellow on the stage last night looked like mitt romney said he did not know anything about that. >> also on thursday mitt romney took another huge step in his unfolding journey of self-discovery. speaking to shawn hennessy on fox news he repudiated the infamous 47% comments he made i
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